House historian Melanie Backe Hansen on research in 2021

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27 August 2021
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Professional house historian Melanie Backe Hansen speaks about the research challenges faced when choosing a house to feature in series 4 of 'A House Through Time', and the challenges she faces due to the Covid secure rules under which many archives are now currently operating

Research Consultant on 'A House Through Time', Melanie Backe Hansen speaks about the research challenges behind the scenes:

And in this clip Melanie speaks about the challenges of being a house historian in a Covid secure world, archive visits and more:

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Melanie Backe-Hansen is co-author, with Professor David Olusoga, of A House Through Time, out in paperback on 1 September.

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